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What people who value time over money have more of

New research hinted people who opt to chase a bit of extra cash all the time might not be doing much for themselves in terms of enlightenment.

January 19, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Does poverty lead to drug trafficking? The world's notorious trafficker says yes

A picture of Sean Penn made headlines this week by showing the actor shaking hands with the drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as El Chapo.

January 18, 2016 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


Toddler's near-death highlights danger of magnets

A Texas mom has a warning for parents after a mishap left her 2-year-old fighting for her life: Children's exposure to magnets might be more dangerous than you'd think.

January 18, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Student pens essay on the perils of binge drinking after doctors told her she might be 'brain dead'

National statistics indicate when Americans under the age of 21 drink, it's in the form of binge drinks — and a blog post penned by a student that's going viral details how perilous the activity can be.

January 17, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


How a Rolling Stone interview played a role in the capture of 'El Chapo' — and what critics are sayi

Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán's recapture last Friday sparked an expected Internet reaction for such a headline — but what the dialogue detailed might've been a bit less predictable.

January 14, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Was Jennifer Lawrence rude to call out a reporter for using his phone?

Actress Jennifer Lawrence's post-Golden Globes press conference Sunday showed the phenomenon of "pphubbing" — and dialogue on its detriments — is possible in just about any place.

January 14, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Why trains are important for developing countries

Few passenger trains operate in Africa today, but that is set to change in the coming decades. Over the Christmas weekend, Mali and Senegal signed a $2.75 billion deal with the state-owned China Railway Construction Corp. to renovate a 745-mile railway connecting the countries’ capital cities, Bamako and Dakar, over the next four years, according to Reuters.

January 13, 2016 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


One man interviewed 1,200 wealthy people — and here's the free activity he found they all do

As a broke college student, Steve Siebold's path to finding wealth began with an interview with a millionaire.

January 13, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


New app claims it can translate babies' cries for parents

Taiwanese researchers are indicating that with their new development, parents' abilities to decipher the cries of newborns just got a bit better.

January 13, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Sparky the bison survives lightning strike, now thriving at refuge

PRAIRIE CITY, Iowa — The odds of being struck by lightning in your lifetime are about 1 in 12,000, according to an estimate by the National Weather Service. For Sparky the bison, he’s already met that fate — and survived.

January 12, 2016 | Xoel Cardenas KSL.com | State, National


Why Americans score a 'C' in retirement readiness

If retirement readiness were a college class, the U.S. would be shrugging and using the old adage "Cs get degrees."

January 11, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Thousands sign petitions to free 'Making a Murderer' subject — but will they make a difference?

The story of Wisconsin inmate Steven Avery opened viewers' eyes to the alleged injustice involved in his court case. Now, fans of the Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer" are asking government leaders to open their eyes with petitions related to freeing Avery.

January 10, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Watch: Stuart Scott's daughters mark his legacy as sportscaster — and father — in emotional video

An influential figure in sports broadcasting died a year ago today — but a video his daughters filmed to mark the occasion shows he lives on through the lessons he instilled in them.

January 08, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Dispute over workplace prayer prompts firing of more than 150 Muslim workers

A dispute over workplace prayer prompted Muslim employees at a Colorado meat company to protest by skipping three days.

January 07, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Can the homeless be forced into shelters?

If temperatures dip below freezing in New York this week, local governments will be required to force homeless people off the streets and into shelters to comply with an executive order by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to the New York Times.

January 06, 2016 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


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